Log in or Sign up. Messages: Location: South Africa. Introduction - "Deep Cleaning" An Amplifier I have thought that there will be members on the great forum that would appreciate this small tutorial that follows.
Buying vintage stereo equipment is a hobby that can quickly turn into an obsessive and overwhelming collection. The look, feel, and tone of vintage audio components have a unique charm, and these components often rival much more expensive, newer models in their quality. Unfortunately, old and neglected components are often found in pretty rough shape, which means you'll need to learn how to clean vintage stereo equipment before use.
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Most curtains are made of woven fabrics that gather dust, pet hair, and dander — even mold spores. Over time, these things accumulate, and your window treatments start to look dingy. That accumulation can also drastically affect your indoor air quality. Every time the curtains are opened or closed, dust and other debris begin swirling around in your home.
Fragility Always presume that the textile is unique, irreplaceable, and fragile. A large textile is not necessarily stronger than a small one, but it is often more cumbersome! Plan Ahead Don't touch the textile until you know precisely what you are going to do and how you are going to do it.
Chintz Jacket, India,damaged by rust. Museum no. The physical process of cleaning or washing textiles can damage them.
Cleaning a chandelier may seem like a daunting task, especially if it hasn't been done in a while. No matter how clean your home is, dust accumulates in strange and sometimes hard-to-reach places, such as on the chandelier. A good cleaning at least once a year keeps those crystals sparkling and the fixture looking its best at all times. Planning your attack on that dusty buildup helps make the cleaning process a lot more manageable, such as keeping the supplies within arm's reach as you work.
As you might expect, I've cleaned a few components in my time. Over years, and hundreds and hundreds of components later, I've learned a few things about what works and what doesn't. Having learned a few helpful hints along the way, I would like to pass them along so that you can restore that "showroom shine" to your valued audio gear.